Your TIFF Recommendations

ROBYN BACON, 21, Cinema Studies Major DOWNSIZING “I think it looks interesting because comedies often don’t grace TIFF. Especially ones as zany and different as this one. We need comedy that provides social commentary on things that are relevant in society today (example: people using too many natural resources aka what the film is about). The director…

The Innis Herald Goes to the Movies: The Toronto Jewish Film Festival

This article is a part of a larger series, ‘The Innis Herald Goes to the Movies’, in which we review films, discuss film festivals, and cover other local movie-related news. As Innis College has such a thriving film community, we at the Herald will strive to capture this energy through this series. Look forward to…

The McStruggle for cultural balance

It’s one of the world’s largest franchises. It’s a religious destination of all poor college students with 2 am munchies, and of small children buying into the notion that cheap plastic toys are a step toward personal fulfillment. It’s home to food so artificial that it has the longevity of a cockroach’s lifespan, yet we fill…

Examining the importance of the CBC

Kellie Leitch may not be the only Canadian politician borrowing policy ideas from her right-wing counterparts in the United States. Six months after announcing his candidacy for Conservative Leadership, Quebec MP Maxime Bernier announced that if elected Prime Minister, he would follow U.S presidential candidate’s Mitt Romney’s 2012 proposal and gut the country’s national broadcaster,…

An early Innis Christmas

Some of the best holiday memories are made in November All of Innis’ Christmas memories occur long before December 25. In fact, most Innis Christmas festivities happen in November because December is reserved for exam studying and writing papers—U of T is nicknamed U of Tears for a reason. Some of the favourite annual events…